Our first publication: Differences between dog and wolve when using human pointing gestures

October 2009

The Wolf Nanuk standing between Zsófi and Friederikeshall decide between two black buckets Photo: Peter Kaut Image 1 of 1 Open lightbox

In generally dogs do very well in understanding human pointing gestures. The comparison of such communicative abilities in socialized canids could help to understand the evolution and the epigenesis of  the sign-comprehension in man.

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